40 countries. 140 relief efforts. 360 communities. More than 200,000 people. You are stepping up to help individuals and nations with your support of Send Relief’s coronavirus response. We are mobilizing teams around the world and here at home to combat the spread of COVID-19. From providing healthy meals and offering help and encouragement to healthcare workers and first responders, to providing protective masks and clothing, oxygen, soap and sanitizer in countries with little access to these critical items, Send Relief is committed to supporting the world’s most vulnerable and to sharing God’s love with them during this chaotic time.
COVID-19 Response Guides
- Encouragement for grocery, delivery, and other essential workers
- Four ways to meet food needs
- Serving the foster care community
- Care packages for healthcare professionals
- Helpful COVID-19 response websites
- Reaching out while staying in: ways to make your home your mission field
- Four ways to care for your community’s most vulnerable
- School supplies for distance learning
Providing Life-saving supplies
Send Relief has been working to provide emergency supplies, including protective gear for hospitals and first responders. Between donations from Send Relief and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Southern Baptists have donated more than 228,000 N-95 masks and protective suits to hospitals and first responders in 13 states.
Send Relief continues to serve by delivering meals through our ministry centers in New York City, Pittsburgh, New Orleans and Puerto Rico. More than 83,000 meals have been distributed so far to our ministry centers.
Thanking Healthcare Workers
In the coming days, Send Relief will deliver care packages for healthcare workers in Atlanta, Denver, New York City, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Appalachia. These care packages will include essential items like pen lights, toiletries, ibuprofen, an assortment of flavored tea bags, and snacks like power bars and trail mix.
From The Field
COVID-19 Opening Doors in Central AsiaBy Natalie Sarrett Throughout Central Asia, communities who were already underprivileged and overlooked by society are...
COVID-19 Pushes Marginalized Communities Further Off Economic CliffBy Natalie Sarrett After years of being driven to the outskirts of society, a global pandemic...
COVID-19: Southern Baptists donate 200,000+ masks, protective equipment items to medical workersBy Brandon Elrod ALPHARETTA, Ga.—As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the United States, many medical...
Caring for Refugees Amid COVID-19Many refugees throughout Central Asia are doing their best to find new ways to make money...
Clarkston Ministry Center missionary’s 3 ways to show Christ to people fearing COVID-19Madeline Ray knows first-hand how God can use health challenges and health scares to bring people...
Clarkston ministry center served as community’s test site for COVID-19Volunteers set up to help with the Clarkston Send Relief Ministry Center’s COVID-19 testing drive. More...
Foster Care as a mission field during COVID-19By Gabriel Stovall Emily Yeager will tell you it was her youthful exuberance that initially drew...
Highpoint Church ready to serve Chicago during Covid-19 crisisBy Gabriel Stovall Megan, a Highpoint Church volunteer, prepares to push out a cart full of...
Mobile Ministry: Pastor uses trucking experience to make a major difference during COVID-19ALPHARETTA, Ga.—It wasn’t the first time Lee Jackson had made a trek from Cannonsburg, Kentucky to...
The Power of Information Amid the Coronavirus OutbreakBy Natalie Sarrett Fear is a powerful weapon. In remote communities in Uganda, rumors of the...
This Little Light of MineBy Natalie Sarrett If you grew up in church, you remember the song so many Sunday...
Young missionaries discover new ways to serve in the crisisBy Caroline Lusk In the middle of crisis, your missionaries around the world and across the...